University of California, Riverside

Membership Frequently Asked Questions


Why should I join the UCR Alumni Association?

Membership dues support the UCR Alumni Association’s programs and services which include Alumni Career Programs, Chapters & Clubs, Student Alumni Association events, student recruitment and much more! UCRAA also administers more than $100,000 in scholarships annually supporting the next generation of Highlanders. Membership in the association makes it possible to engage a greater number of Highlanders.

How do I access a specific membership benefit?

Some membership benefits, like Extension Center discounts, require access to specific discount codes. Members have access to login to member portal pages.

Annual Members 

Life Members

For your member access password, please contact the Alumni Association at 951.827.2586 or email

I lost my membership card. How do I get a replacement?

You can get a replacement card at any time. Fill it our form or call our office at 951.827.2586 to obtain a new card.

Who can join the UCR Alumni Association?

Membership is open to all graduates, former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of UCR.

All alumni of the University of California, Riverside are considered members of the UCR Alumni Association but may not be eligible for certain benefits and/or discounts reserved for paid in-good-standing members.

Member benefits are subject to change.

Do I qualify for dual membership?

Any two members residing at the same residence qualify for dual membership rates. Dual members can join online anytime.

How long does it take to process membership?

It can take up to 4 weeks to receive your personalized membership card in the mail. However, you'll receive a digital version of your membership card instantly for use, if you join online. 

Do I have to be a member to keep my UCR student email address?

Students graduating after 2010 receive access to their UCR email address for life regardless of membership status. If you graduated before 2010, you may have an e-mail forwarding address set up. You can call our office at 951.827.2586.

Contact us

If you have any questions about membership in the UCR Alumni Association, call us at our office 951.827.2586